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Ireland Midfielder Charged By Police Over Dangerous Drink Driving Accident

Ireland Midfielder Charged By Police Over Dangerous Drink Driving Accident

This evening brings the news that Everton and Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson has been charged with drink driving, driving without due care and failing to stop after an incident.

Gibson was driving in Manchester at 9.45 on Sunday morning when he collided with a cyclist, failed to stop and proceeded to pull into a petrol station and ram into a set of petrol pumps.

The cyclist suffered minor injuries.

A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Police told the Star.

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He has been bailed to appear at Trafford Magistrates' court on Tuesday September 1.

This is in relation to an incident on August 16 where police were called to reports that a car had collided with a cyclist and failed to stop before pulling into a petrol station and colliding with a pump.

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